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(Patronus #2.5)

4.33  ·  Rating details ·  86 ratings  ·  13 reviews
This novella from Max's point of view is meant to be read after AVENGE (Patronus,#2).

Book cover to be revealed Nov. 20, 2012.

Before there was Awaken, before there was “Lucy and Max”, there was just Max. And he had some issues.

A lot of issues.

Max Kensington ‘s death haunted him for years. The guilt of his sins tormented him. Unable to let go, he was sure he’d never be able
Kindle Edition, 94 pages
Published December 2012
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Mandy (I Read Indie) Anderson
In ATONE we get to take a little trip back in time to see the beginning of Max's end. We get to see how his own life was taken and the raw emotions of the horrific ordeal. I hurt for him, knowing it was tearing him apart, as he tried to find answers about his missing son. His grief was overwhelming. But over time, his guilt slowly trickles away and happiness once again appears. And thanks to a new addition, Max is more determined than ever to make sure he never loses his happiness… his Lucy.

I wa
L.P. Dover
Dec 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Sarah Ross does it again!!! As a huge fan of her books I jumped at the chance to read this new release. First off I love Max so anything having to do with him I was all for it. Atone is a short read but in this short read there is nothing that disappoints. I loved being able to read the story from Max's point of view and to get a glimpse of his past before he met Lucy.
I love Sarah's writing style because it flows so easily and her stories are always unique. I don't think anyone can say her stori
Max Kensington has always felt guilty over his death. Not because he died but because what happened to make him die and the things left undone and unknown.He does his job but doesn't let anyone get close to him. He finally sees the light when a new reason for being comes to him. Now he must really let the past go for good. He vows that he will protect his new love no matter what cost and realizes he can be happy again.

If you read Awaken and Avenge you will for sure want to pick this one up and
Ravenz Reviews
Dec 08, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Atone was simply amazing! Having read Awaken: The Patronus first, I loved reading Max's backstory in Atone. It really gives you a better understanding of Max and why he is the way he is. Because I've read both books, I highly recommend reading Awaken first and then Atone because the suprise in Awaken won't seem quite as suprising if you read it in Atone first. But that's just my opinion. Onced I picked up Atone, I couldn't put it down and I actually stayed up til 3am to finish it because I had t ...more
Nov 20, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone
So I don't like to give out spoilers for books so I will try not to. This was an amazing read GOOD JOB Sarah. Atone was written from Max's point of view. I absolutely loved it! The story is well written, and I liked finding out Max's history of where he came from & his past. It leads up to when Max finally meets Lucy. I know I will reread this book multiple times because it is a quick read, and I can't get enough of it. Atone is a novella which is a short story so don't expect a long novel. ...more
Nanette Bradford
Nov 17, 2012 rated it it was amazing
seriously! I didn't think it was possible to fall in love with Max anymore but Sarah Ross made me do just that with Atone. I truly enjoy reading the pov of a main character and knowing what Max was feeling before and after he died had me connecting to him even more. if you've read Awaken you know how Max died and why Max and Lucy have a strong connection but in Atone we find out just how strongly Max does feel for Lucy and in great detail. We find out more about his past and how he dealt with th ...more
Michelle Leah Olson
After thoroughly enjoying Awaken, it was a real treat to see things from Max's point of view & get some additional backstory on our hero.
I loved the way Sarah wrote this, & I think it was a brilliant addition to the series. :)
-Full review to come
Nov 10, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I had no idea Sarah Ross was writing a book from Max's POV and came across it today. It was amazing!! I love Max even more than I already did.
You should read the other 2 Patronus books first though.
Nov 20, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance, supernatural
Loved learning more about Max. Not sure if I could love his character any more. Every girl deserves their own "Max"
Nov 11, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, review, ebook
Sara Ross has captivated her readers once again, this time however we are reading Max's story. In Atone we learn so much about Max, how everything he loves has been taken from him, and how he was able to overcome the emotions of losing so much and to find love again in the last place he expected it. The emotions you feel for Max is surreal, you feel his anger, his sadness, and then his loyalty to the one he loves and has been destined to be with since the beginning of time. I don't want to say m ...more
Dec 22, 2012 rated it really liked it
Atone is a great addition to this series! Sarah did a fantastic job of giving us a peek into Max's head letting us get to know him better and we also find out how he died and get a glimpse into his early years as a Patronus and we get to see how he and Lucy met!!! If you've read the previous two books Atone is a must read!

I was given an ARC to read and review
Aug 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
need more books that will continue this saga loved it
Sarah Geiger
Dec 28, 2012 rated it really liked it
Loved this! It was nice to see the beginning of the story from Max's point of view. I also enjoyed getting a little back story for him.
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Sarah started her obsession with reading at an early age, often sneaking BabySitter Club and Nancy Drew books into math class. She would read any book she could get her hands on. Her love of reading quickly evolved into a love of writing and stories began to pour out of her.

She grew up in Pittsburgh, graduated from The University of Pittsburgh with a degree in English, and taught eighth graders t

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Patronus (2 books)
  • Awaken (Patronus, #1)
  • Avenge (Patronus, #2)